JUST ROOIBOS TEA
For a heathly lifestyle

Rooibos tea is a completely natural and unique product from the Cedarberg Mountain area of the Western Cape Province, in the Republic of South Africa.

Rooibos (Red Bush) tea is unique to South Africa. It is a soothing tea, unique in flavour and red in color. The healing effects of Rooibos tea, particularly for babies, are legendary in South Africa. Much of this is local folklore but substantial research conducted in South Africa and Japan has shown that Rooibos does indeed have health promoting properties that include the following:

  • Caffeine free.
  • Low in tannin (less than 10% of normal tea).
  • Rich in anti-oxidants (contains a mimic of the enzyme Super Oxide Dismutase / S.O.D.).
  • Low in harmful alkaloids.
  • Low Kilajoules

40'prodct(7.13k) The plant (Red Bush)---Aspalathus linearis is a leguminious shrub indigenous to the Cedarberg Mountains around Clanwilliam near Cape Town in South Africa. It was the locals of the area who first discovered that the fine, needle-like leaves of the Rooibos (Red Bush) plant made a tasty, aromatic tea and red in color (Rooibos tea). In 1904, Benjamin Ginsberg, a Russian immigrant and pioneer in the area, became interested in Rooibos and realized its marketing potential. He started trading it from the people of the mountains and selling it. By 1930, a certain Dr. P. le Fras Nortier, a well known medical doctor and nature lover, had discovered the value of Rooibos as an agricultural product. Due to his and some of his friends' enthusiasm, other farmers became interested in the cultivation of Rooibos and soon production started. Medical science is only beginning to discover the many healthy advantages of Rooibos. Ongoing research and case studies confirm that there seems to be no end to its benefits. It has been found that...

  • Rooibos is completely pure and natural as it contains no additives, preservatives or colorants.
  • It is a unique beverage with a characteristic sweet flavour and is rich in volatile compounds, minerals and vitamin C, is caffeine free, and has a low tannin content.
  • Rooibos also supplements the daily amounts of calcium, manganese and especially fluoride, needed for the development of strong teeth and bones.
  • Clinically, Rooibos tea is often prescribed against nervous tension, allergies and various stomach and digestive problems.
  • Rooibos contains zinc and alpha hydroxy acid which promote a healthy skin and magnesium which is necessary for a healthy nervous system.
  • Rooibos also contains iron, as well as potassium and copper-minerals which are essential for several metabolic functions.
  • Rooibos is a soothing drink for people on a kilojoule restricted diet, without adding kilojoules.
  • Since Rooibos contains no oxalic acid it can be drunk freely by people suffering from kidney-stones.
  • Mothers find Rooibos to be of benefit in combating common infant ailments like colic and stomach cramps. It also helps with nappy rash, relieving irritation when applied with every nappy change.

Just Rooibos tea product(9.11k) In this era of health-conscious consumers, Rooibos is a product tailor made for today's lifestyle. A hot, soothing cup of Rooibos is completely pure and natural, containing no additives, preservatives or colorants of any kind. Preparing the perfect cup of Rooibos is really quite easy. It can be made much like ordinary tea, in an ordinary teapot:

  • Rinse the teapot with boiling water to warm it up.
  • Add Rooibos teabags or loose leaves, one teabag or one heaped teaspoon per cup.
  • Pour boiling water into the pot and keep it warm.
  • Allow to infuse for 2--3 minutes, and enjoy !
  • Rooibos can also be prepared in a microwave oven with little effort. For a single cup, place one Rooibos teabag in a cup of cold water and microwave at maximum power for 1 minutes.
  • Hot Rooibos Tea is delicious with hot or cold milk, with lemon, or simply on its own. If desired, Rooibos can be sweetened with sugar or honey, but will need less sweetener than ordinary tea since it's less astringent and less bitter. Another advantage is that Rooibos can reheated with no loss of flavour.
  • Rooibos tea can be enjoyed as an iced tea or fruit juice blend
  • It can be used in cooking and baking as a substitute for water increasing nutritional value.

Quality Grading:
Every batch of Rooibos Tea exported is tested by the PPECB(Perishable Products Export Control Board) for:
  • the cleanliness: without sticks and dust.
  • uniformity: the length of cut. Just Rooibos tea product(9.11k)
  • texture: aroma, taste and color of extracts(brew).
  • moisture content.
  • contamination
It is then officially graded as Super Export Grade.

A typical breakdown of 1 cup (200ml) is as follows:
  • Calcium(Ca): 0.54mg.
  • Copper(Cu): 0.035mg.
  • Fluoride(F): 0.11mg.
  • Iron(Fe): 0.035mg.
  • Magnesium(Mg): 0.78mg.
  • Manganese(Mn): 0.02mg.
  • Potassium(K): 3.56mg.
  • Sodium(Na): 3.08mg.
  • Zinc(Zn): 0.02mg.
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